Starting Over Sayings and Quotes

Sometimes we need to hit the reset button on life. While this process isn’t as easy as rebooting our electronics, starting fresh can pay off in the long run. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful starting over quotes.


The hoping and praying usually starts as you find yourself on the wrong side of a trend and the losses get bigger and bigger. Get out and start over when the loss is small.     

Anirudh Sethi

Start over. Start new. Forget what just happened. It's like having the ability to hit a 'refresh' button.     

Nina Lesowitz

If you alter yourself, there are no difficulties, only opportunities to grow and start over again.     

Antawn Barb & Joe Barb lll

Whether you and I and a few others will renew the world some day remains to be seen. But within ourselves we must renew it each day.     

Herman Hesse

We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.     

Johann Von Goethe

Starting over again / New set of silverware, new set of friends / It's hard as hell if you don't know where to begin / Starting over again.     

Billy Dean

There's nothing like starting over / There's nothing like shedding a heartache / Writing a new page to say what you wanna say / There's nothing like a heart wide open.     

Gordie Sampson

And now we're starting over again / It's not the easiest thing to do / I'm feeling inside again / "Cause every time I look at you / I know we're starting over again / This time we'll love all the pain away / Welcome home my lover and friend / We are starting over, over again.     

Gerry Hoffin

It's been too long since we took the time/ No-one's to blame, I know time flies so quickly/ But when I see you darling/ It's like we both are falling in love again/ It'll be just like starting over/     

John Lennon

Like what ended once before/ Starting over can start a new thing; and tell us if it’s sure/ We can start out as friends, friends who try not to judge/ Friends who need each other & will not hold a grudge.     

Shiela King

Sometimes the hardest part isn't letting go but rather learning to start over.     

Nicole Sobon

You can start anew at any given moment. Life is just the passage of time and it’s up to you to pass it as you please.     

Charlotte Eriksson

It's good to start over. It will be scary but you will see what you're really made of; it's the best opportunity to achieve what you never thought you could.     

Jennifer Coletta

This is life. Things get taken away. You will learn to start over many times -- or you will be useless.     

Mitch Albom

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.     

Henry Ford

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.     

Guy Finley

I discovered that a fresh start is a process. A fresh start is a journey – a journey that requires a plan.     

Vivian Jokotade

For what it’s worth: It’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.     

F. Scott Fitzgerald